Category: Feature

AAA Photographers Published in Astronomy Magazine

In a conjunction of artistic abilities, two AAA members of the Astrophotography group have images in the July 2019 issue of Astronomy Magazine. Gowrishankar L. and Chirag (The Doctor) Upreti grace pages 94 and 96.

Legal Justice and Politics in Space

What might laws and politics look like once we leave earth, how might rights to resources be handled? Here are some great ideas from one of our authors- Richard Brounstein!

Binocular Parallelogram Mount

See how the culmination of artistry, craftsmanship, and astronomy resulted in a functional hand made binocular parallelogram mount!

Space Law

A friend of mine recently asked me if he should be concerned about China’s current attempt to grow biological life, in the form of plant seeds, on the Moon. Here’s my response.

Computer Data Centers in Outer Space

Computers and outer space go hand in hand. Space travel accelerated the computing industry and computers are essential for manned and unmanned space travel. Read more here!

Contribution of Women to the field of Astrophysics and Astronomy

For most of its 25 years in space, the Hubble Space Telescope has been astounding people all around the world with its beautiful images. Its scientific instruments have revolutionized our understanding of the universe and its history. But this is not an article about the Hubble Space Telescope; rather someone we have to thank for clearing the pathway for its success, and many other contributions she has made to NASA and understanding of astronomy.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Did you ever wonder why there are laser beams being emitted from ground-based observatories? No, not to irritate the constellations Lion and Lynx (I had